New Texas law brings confusion
to Texas churches I know that our
newsletter goes out to thousands of churches, with lots of them not
in Texas. I publish this story more as a hope that your church can
learn from it. This article has a dual purpose. One is to update
you on some Texas legislation...
It appears as though Texas will be getting a new law regarding Church Security Teams. While House Bill 421 did not make is through the house, another bill, Senate Bill 2065, made it through both the House and the Senate and is now on the Governor's desk to sign into law...
FROM THE DESK OF CHUCK
Criminal Trespass process -
One of the most common problem in churches
is the person who is causing a disturbance which is deemed
"disorderly conduct". There is a process by
which the church can ask the person to quit doing whatever they are
doing that is...
POLICY Many years ago the church where I was
director of security had a security incident where an individual
brought a backpack into the main sanctuary with a handgun ready for
deployment. You'll need to watch the video to get the
whole story, but the results were that we...
State Security Laws and Regulations
We get calls from people almost every day about forming security teams in different states. The question is usually if state law requires security licensing for armed security teams. There is a lot of misinformation circulating. This article is not meant to...
ALERRT – Advance Law
Enforcement Rapid Response Training
Thanks to our law enforcement friends we recently had
the opportunity to participate in training that is usually reserved
for law enforcement.
From the official ALERRT training home page: ALERRT training
was created in 2002 to...
One of the most sought after capabilities
within a modern church management system is the ability to provide
for rapid children's check-in. Not only because of the
need for security in this era of child custody disputes and not so
trustworthy volunteers, but also because of the...
FROM THE DESK OF CHUCK
on our Policies and Procedures strand let us talk about BACKGROUND
CHECKS... Who gets
background checks and who doesn't? All
employees, both full and part time, should have background checks.
Have the background check process built...
Exercise Your Freedom | Sanctuary
Revisited by Frank Winn, Guns & Gear
Editor - Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Photo credit: d3sign / Getty
Chuck Chadwick is founder and President of
the National Organization of Church Safety and Security Management